Cycling holidays in France

The joys of exploring the country on two wheels


Summer activities in the French Alps

There’s so much to do that there really is something for everyone. You can choose to mountain bike, road cycle, hike, climb, play golf or tennis, swim, watch the Tour de France, indulge at the local wine fairs, or simply relax and soak up the sun. There is an extensive activities programme for all the family at Sainte Foy throughout the summer.

Cycling holidays in the Tarn

With vineyards and sunflower fields as far as the eye can see, the Tarn is an ideal destination for a cycling holiday in harmony with nature. What better way to see both landscapes and heritage of the department than while doing a bit of exercise?

Cycling holidays in La Rochelle

If you’ve ever wondered why the French love cycling so much, hop on the saddle. Justin Postlethwaite visits the tranquil islands off La Rochelle and falls in love with life in the slow lane.

City cycling in Mulhouse, Alsace

Tucked in the top right hand corner of l’Hexagone, bordering Germany and Switzerland, Alsace may be the smallest region in France, but what it lacks in size it more than makes up for in personality…

Another side to Champagne

It’s not just the chance to drink this world famous wine on location that makes Champagne worth a visit. For those who want to get back to nature, the region’s forests, meadows and lakes provide endless opportunities for outdoor activities. Here’s our pick from the Marne and Aube departments… Make

Cycling in Champagne-Ardenne

From Charleville-Mézières you can take a boat, walk or cycle to Givet on the Belgian border. The new purpose built cycle path, La Voie Verte, takes a fabulous flat route by the Meuse through forests and riverside villages, in parts cutting through a steep sided valley.

Channel to the Med

Follow Paul Smith on his 850 mile journey through French countryside, which he completed in just two weeks!